The company began as Old Dutch Products Co. in 1934. They originated in St. Paul, Minnesota, but moved to Minneapolis in 1937. In 1968, they moved again, this time to Roseville, Minnesota, where they remain today.
Old Dutch opened a plant in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 1954 to manufacture chips for the Canadian market. The head office for Canadian operations remains in Winnipeg.
Old Dutch acquired Humpty Dumpty snack Foods, Inc in 2006. Today Old Dutch runs 6 chips factories, 4 in Canada and 2 in the United States (Minnesota). Plants in Prince Edward Island and Quebec were closed in 2008 and 2013 respectively.
Brands include Dutch Crunch, Ariba and Humpty Dumpty.